Alisher Usmanov, the Russian President of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) has urged Sir Craig Reedie, his counterpart at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), not to turn the fight against doping into a "lynching".
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will do everything in its power to ensure the country's athletes compete under their own flag at Tokyo 2020, the body's President Stanislav Pozdnyakov has promised.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has praised the work of the Russian Karate Federation (RKF) following a meeting with Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) counterpart Stanislav Pozdnyakov in Moscow.
Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has been appointed as the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) ambassador for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has included an expenditure item of RUB₽30 million (£382,000/$479,000/€425,000) in its budget to provide legal protection for the interests of the country's athletes, it has been revealed.